Coyte G. Cooper

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Various degrees of gingival overgrowth may occur in individuals taking diphenylhydantoin, a drug used widely in the treatment of epilepsy. The tissue overgrowth is made up predominantly of collagen, and may therefore be a useful model for analysis of fibrosis and some other connective tissue abnormalities. Fibroblasts derived from the overgrown tissue(More)
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic bariatric surgery has experienced a rapid expansion of interest over the past 5 years, with a 470% increase. This rapid expansion has markedly increased overall cost, reducing surgical access. Many surgeons believe that the traditional open approach is a cheaper, safer, equally effective alternative. METHODS 16 highly experienced(More)
The formation of isodesmosine and desmosine in vitro by the action of lysyl oxidase on tropoelastin was studied. The synthesis of desmosines occurred in the absence of additional substances. The formation of desmosines was not affected by removal of molecular O2 from the reaction medium nor was it affected by the lack of proline hydroxylation in(More)
The metabolism of sodium phenytoin (PHT) in the cat was studied by gas-liquid chromatographic analyses of the drug and its metabolites extracted from plasma, urine, and feces during a 5-month course of daily oral administration. Plasma PHT levels of 15-18 micrograms/ml were observed. Urine contained 5-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-5-phenylhydantoin,(More)
KENDRA LEIGH HANCOCK: A Media Content Analysis of the NCAA: In-Game Advertising during the Men " s College World Series (Under the direction of Coyte G. Cooper) The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is charged with keeping college sport " amateur " yet required to make millions of dollars for the member institutions (Byers, 1997). This(More)
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